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Uber ‘amateur taxi’ service banned in New Delhi after rape incident arrest

Uber, the smartphone-based service which enables otherwise unlicensed drivers to provide on-demand taxi services in major cities around the world, has been dealt the biggest blow against its image in a year which has brought many others. After a complicated hunt at the weekend, Indian police officers arrested an Uber taxi driver on the charge… Read More

Uber overwrought at obstacles to operating in India

With an almost pathological determination to remain in controversial headlines, crowd-sourcing taxi-service giant Uber’s latest rift is with India, whose insistence on two-factor authentication for payment from casual passengers to casual drivers, has irked the company. Though the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is technically the aggressor in this negotiation to let the company operate in India… Read More

Microsoft to offer cloud services from local data centres in India

Microsoft has today announced plans to deliver its Azure and Office 365 cloud services from data centres in India. In what it calls a move into a booming $2trillion cloud market, Microsoft revealed that its interest in India was sparked by an “incredible” national demand for cloud services. “Last year, our cloud business in India grew… Read More